'Fake' images show acquitted Christian woman leaving Pakistan


The leaders of TLP openly issued religious Fatwa in gathering of their supporters to be head all Three Judges of SCP on committing blasphemy to release blasphemer Asia Bibi, to urged Pakistan Army Generals to revolt against Chief of Army Staff General Bajwa who was Ahmadi Muslim and awarded Prime Minster Imran Khan as tool of Jews in Pakistan. Now, former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has written to British Foreign Secretary Sajid Javid arguing that Asia Bibi had an "overwhelming claim for compassion" from the British government.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday talks were underway with Pakistan over a Pakistani Christian woman whose acquittal on blasphemy charges against Islam last month sparked days of protests in the South Asian country.

Muslim women labourers objected, saying that as a non-Muslim, she should not touch the water bowl, and reportedly a fight erupted. She has since been flown to a "safe place" in the country as several govts have offered to grant her family asylum.

Conservative MP Rehman Chisti, who has spoken to Ms Bibi's husband and daughter, says her life is in "grave danger".

"FM Qureshi said that Asia Bibi is our national and Pakistan fully respects her legal rights", Dr Faisal said while quoting the Pakistani foreign minister.

Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs, should, as a matter of urgency, offer asylum to Asia Bibi, a Pakistani mother of five and farm labourer, whose life is in imminent danger because she has been accused of blasphemy.

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She was found guilty and sentenced to death at trial court, and later lost an appeal at the Lahore High Court in October 2014, but has always maintained her innocence.

Islamists have threatened to stir up protest in Pakistan if Bibi is permitted to leave.

Fawad Chaudhry said the images misidentifying Aasia prompted death threats to a lawmaker in one photograph, Fazal Khan from the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf.

Blasphemy law in Pakistan carries a mandatory death penalty, and many hardline religious groups are opposed to it being amended.

Ms Bibi's husband Ashiq Masih made a direct video appeal to the United Kingdom on Saturday saying that he also feared for his own life, and the family's campaign has been taken up by senior figures including the former foreign secretary Boris Johnson. The freeing of Bibi has also been highly supported by Christian minority organisations such as International Christian Concern, Open Doors, and Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) that are committed to representing Christians like Bibi facing oppression.